Hometown Spirit Award

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Awardee
Sheila Ogle received the 2016 Hometown Spirit Award at the November 10, 2016, council meeting. Visit the  archive of award recipients. The 2016 Hometown Spirit Award Nomination period has ended. 

Award Details
The Hometown Spirit Award is bestowed annually on a Cary resident who enhances the quality of life in Cary by preserving, promoting and carrying out positive and quantifiable traditional small-town community values and traits as embodied in the following criteria:

  • Helps out neighbors and fellow Cary residents
  • Demonstrates hospitality
  • Promotes and preserves traditional American past-times
  • Shows a concern for preservation and works to preserve traditions and the small-town atmosphere in the community
  • Promotes entrepreneurship through supporting locally-owned business
  • Promotes a sense of community in their neighborhood and all of Cary
  • Demonstrates patriotism through promotion and preservation of the country's symbols and dedication to the U.S. military, past and present
  • Serves the community through business

Nomination Instructions

Eligibility

  1. Awarded annually to one Cary resident
  2. Nominees must be Cary residents (Town employees, current elected officials and individuals in an official race for an elected position, anyone who has served as an elected official in the past 20 years, and memorial nominations in honor of deceased residents are not eligible)
  3. Nominators must be Cary residents
  4. Nominees must be 21 years of age and older
  5. Nominees must demonstrate leadership and integrity and have no disqualifying factors
  6. Nominees must be respected by their peers
  7. An individual may only receive this award once

Contact
Virginia Johnson
Town Clerk
Town Clerk's Office
(919) 460-4941
virginia.johnson@townofcary.org